Philippines and Guyana: 10 Years of Diplomatic Relations

Today, September 25, we celebrate ten years of the establishment of formal diplomatic relations between the Philippines and Guyana.

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Philippines and Guyana | Image Credit | DFA

The Philippines and Guyana established diplomatic relations on September 25, 2008.

Guyana is a country on the northern mainland of South America. Guyana is the third-smallest sovereign state in mainland South America after Uruguay and Suriname.

The official language of this country is English. There are 9 other recognized regional languages.

Guyana has no embassy in the Philippines. But Guyana has a consulate located at 9G Yakal Road, Tivoli Royale, Matandang Balara, Quezon City, Manila,Philippines. The Consulate’s telephone number is 236-4517. The E-Mail address is

The Philippines does not currently have an ambassador in Guyana but it has a Philippine Consulate General. The Consulate’s address is located at Lot 46 “F” Brickdam & Boyle Place Stabroek – Georgetown, Guyana. The telephone numbers are +592-227-7782 / +592-225-0107 / +592-223-8634 | Fax No. : +592-227-7783 | CP No. : +592-662-0017.

The Email address is /

The Philippines and Guyana have no substantial trade relations. Guyana rank 217 with respect to trade volumes in the list of countries with which the Philippines has a trade relationship. This was a 2011 figure.

The POEA identified Guyana as friendly to Overseas Filipino workers (OFWs). Friendly in the sense that its existing labor and social laws protect the rights of workers, It is a signatory to and/or a ratifier of multilateral conventions, declarations, or resolutions relating to the protection of workers and It has concluded a bilateral agreement or arrangement with the government on the protection of the rights of OFWs.

Nationals from Guyana are allowed to enter the Philippines without a visa if they stay for thirty (30) days or less.

The Approximate flight duration time for a non-stop flight from Georgetown, Guyana to Manila, Philippines is 22 hours, 49 minutes. These are the approximate flight duration times. The actual flight times may differ depending on the type and speed of the aircraft.

The Time difference between Guyana and the Philippines is 12 hours. When it is 6:00 am in Georgetown Guyana, it is 6:00 pm in Manila, Philippines.

The Flight distance from Guyana to the Philippines is 10995.7 Miles (17695.9 Kilometers
or 9548.7 Nautical Miles).